Charles Faulkner quotes

  • For me, intuition comes from experience. After years of experience, a person will have, if they have been paying attention and revising their thinking and behavior, intuitions about their area of experience.
    -- Charles Faulkner

    #Thinking #Years #Intuition

  • The novice trader is at a disadvantage because the intuitions that he is going to have about the market are going to be the ones that are typical of beginners. The expert is someone who sees beyond those typical responses and has an understanding of the deeper workings of the market.
    -- Charles Faulkner

    #Understanding #Intuition #Typical

  • The people who excel in any field are people who realize that the moment is there to be seized-that there are opportunities at every turn. They are more alive to the moment.
    -- Charles Faulkner

    #Opportunity #People #Alive

  • Americans think the only funny Brits are John Cleese, Benny Hill and whoever makes our toothpaste. They're not laughing with us, they are laughing at us.

  • My goal has been to encourage jointness, to push people to think of affiliations rather than to operate as solo entrepreneurs.

  • Because of a friend, life is a little stronger, fuller, more gracious thing for the friend's existence, whether he be near or far. If the friend is close at hand, that is best; but if he is far away he still is there to think of, to wonder about, to hear from, to write to, to share life and experience with, to serve, to honor, to admire, to love.

  • You either get the point of Africa or you don't. What draws me back year after year is that it's like seeing the world with the lid off.

  • Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again.

  • A loud noise will get your fight-or-flight response going. This, over the years, can cause real cardiovascular damage.

  • In 1917 European history, in the old sense, came to an end. World history began. It was the year of Lenin and Woodrow Wilson, both of whom repudiated the traditional standards of political behaviour. Both preached Utopia, Heaven on Earth. It was the moment of birth for our contemporary world.

  • One of the penalties of being president of the United States is that you must subsist for four years without drinking anything except Californian wine.

  • A man who has made up his mind on a given subject twenty-five years ago and continues to hold his political opinions after he has been proved to be wrong is a man of principle; while he who from time to time adapts his opinions to the changing circumstances of life is an opportunist.

  • No matter how much time you spend reading books or following your intuition, you're gonna screw it up. Fifty times. You can't do parenting right.